Politico and other news sources are reporting that the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade plans to hold a hearing on the FTC’s proposed revisions to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rule.  We previously analyzed the FTC’s proposal here

The hearing has not yet been formally announced but is scheduled for October 5, according to a spokesman for Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), chair of the Subcommittee.  The Subcommittee, continuing its ongoing series of hearings on Internet privacy, plans to look into the FTC’s proposed amendments and the need for additional protections for children online.